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. then you can start to diversify the economy. i've seen these villages that under u.s. policy with constant conflict, and security to a more of the same, rents, leather, repeat, like shoveling water and is completely ineffective. now i go back to some of the same towns and their flourishing the economies of diversifying because these farmers now have some food security, some predictability and they're able to invest a little bit of money if they have an experience cooking, it will open a little restaurant or hotel or car repair shop or whenever, and that is a you get the economies of coca. it is like the recession here in the united states. as long as people are insecure in don't know what tomorrow will bring it will hunker down, they will not take risks, invest, and diversify. >> i would just like to congratulate our three speakers. what he considers myself to follow this issue closely. at some interesting insights tonight. i learned a congratulate you for your provocative and effective presentation. i want to make two points in addition to that, and that is to bolivia, you mentioned the e
discovery and champions of literature. however one defines a knowledge economy today, it could not have emerged and is not worth sustaining without the production and distribution of books, journals and other professional content. it goes without saying that wherever there is publishing, there is copyright. senator kenneth keating once called copyright the jugular of the book--publishing industry. -- book-publishing industry. now, when maria said that earlier this year, i thought i've got to use that, i have to attribute it, of course -- [laughter] to her, and i certainly would not do otherwise. but it seems to me to sum up very much what i have heard since i sort of walked into this position at the aap three years ago. there are a lot of publishers who, frankly, care a hot more about making -- a lot more about making books than they do about making money. but in this climate and given the structure of the industry, there has to be a return. finish and one of the, one of the big six, one of the ceos of the big six did say to me i gamble with other people's money. that's particularly tru
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